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Parliament to debate Ayariga’s motion for suspension of tertiary fees today

Parliament will debate a motion pushing for the government to absorb fees of students in public tertiary institutions. The private members’ Bill was advanced by Bawku Central MP, Mahama Ayariga ...

25 January, 2021

EC wants review of ruling on Mahama’s interrogatories motion brought forward

Lawyers for the Electoral Commission (EC) in the election petition case have applied for the hearing on the review of the court’s ruling on the NDC’s interrogatories to be brought ...

24 January, 2021

Dismiss Mahama’s baseless stay of proceedings application – Akufo-Addo to Supreme Court

Lawyers for President Akufo-Addo have petitioned the Supreme Court to dismiss the application for stay of Proceeding filed by John Mahama in the election petition. Mr. Mahama wants the Supreme ...

24 January, 2021

Obiri Boahen slams NDC over claim EC wants to bribe party agents

A Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri Boahen, has lashed out at the National Democratic Congress over its allegations that the Electoral Commission (EC) may ...

24 January, 2021

Requiem mass held for Rawlings

A requiem mass has been held for the late former President Jerry Rawlings at the Holy Spirit Cathedral. His widow, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, and his children were at the ...

24 January, 2021

Hawa Koomson, Ursula Owusu will have trouble during vetting – Franklin Cudjoe predicts

IMANI Africa President, Franklin Cudjoe, expects more stringent scrutiny of Mavis Hawah Koomson and Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the nominees for the Fisheries and Communications and Digitalisation portfolios respectively. Speaking on The ...

24 January, 2021

Bureau of Public safety charges MMDAs to scrutinise construction work in districts

The Bureau of Public Safety has called on local authorities to better monitor constriction work in their jurisdictions to avoid accidents occurring from the collapse of buildings under construction. This ...

24 January, 2021

Ghana must prepare for possible earthquake strike – Analyst

Ghana must position itself through enforcement of its own codes and standards to deal with any destructive earthquake strike in the future in order not to be taken by surprise. ...

24 January, 2021

Akufo-Addo’s reduced government size a financial decision – Alex Segbefia

A former Minister for Health, Alex Segbefia has stated that the reduced size of government for Akufo-Addo’s second term is financially motivated. “I think that the finances are the driving ...

24 January, 2021

GRA targets GHS 60 billion tax revenue for 2021

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has set a provisional tax revenue target of GH₵60 billion for 2021, representing a 32.3 percent increase over the 2020 actual collection of GH₵45.338 billion. ...

24 January, 2021

Angry residents attack Akatsi Police at Suipe Kpelikope

Angry residents of Suipe-Kpelikope, a farming community in the Akatsi South Municipality of Volta Region, have attacked some police officers. Six officers were dispatched to the community to investigate a ...

24 January, 2021

Amewu thanks Akufo-Addo for Railways ministry nomination

Mr. John-Peter Amewu, the Member of Parliament for Hohoe, has said the government can only deliver on its mandate when people work hard. “Government can only deliver on its mandate ...

24 January, 2021

Government delivers on mandate when the people work hard – Amewu

Mr. John-Peter Amewu, the Member of Parliament for Hohoe, has said the government can only deliver on its mandate when people work hard. “Government can only deliver on its mandate ...

24 January, 2021

Cyclone Eloise brings floods to Mozambique’s second city Beira

Parts of central Mozambique have been flooded after Cyclone Eloise struck near the port city of Beira with wind speeds of around 140km/h (90mph). Beira received 250mm (10 inches) of ...

24 January, 2021


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